Advanced structures like arrays, native json, etc.
Improvements to My Organization
We are using native json data type for statistics storage. Another way was to use something like MongoDB, but it would be too difficult to administer as we have too many other external products and services.
Room for Improvement
Default drivers in JVMworld
Use of Solution
About 3 years
No, it's really simple
Only in dev environment with very small VMs (like 512mb RAM for PG and Neo4j)
Not yet, we have not scaled.
Customer Service and Technical Support
Customer Service: There was no problem to ask customer service, so it's greatTechnical Support: I also don't know
MySQL is too poor in functionality, Oracle is too big slow and the price is not quite good. We are using Azure SQL but we' d prefer MySQL instead - it is good for .Net but not for JVM.
It's documented quite well, so there was no problems.
Both in-house and vendor.
Pricing, Setup Cost and Licensing
$0 initialy and another $0 running it
Other Solutions Considered
MySQL only, as we already had experience with Oracle and MSSQL.
Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
Mar 01 2014